Remote working

Men working more overtime than women

More than a quarter (28%) of men work overtime everyday compared to 13% of women, according to research from workspace provider Office Freedom.

Remote staff taking more mental health leave than those on-site

Remote workers are more likely to take time off for mental health related reasons than employees who work on-site.

Case studies: How employers strike a healthy balance with tech use

Striking a healthy balance in terms of tech usage can be a fine art. Here's how GitHub, Zurich and Howes Percival are mindful with technology.

Remote work as dangerous as smoking to health of UK workers

Working from home is as dangerous to the health of UK workers as smoking, according to new research from private healthcare company Bupa.

Anti-hustle culture: why employees are prioritising lifestyle over ambitions

A recent Twitter thread from strategic researcher Victoria Buchanan examined a growing trend among young people on social media toward anti-ambition and sharing content that rejects so-called hustle...

How to make remote work eco-friendly

Working from home, despite cutting the commute, may not be as eco-friendly as it seems. Claire Muir finds out what it takes to make hybrid work greener

Cost of living could see remote workers stay on the move

The majority of anywhere workers, who travel while staying in full time employment, plan to continue doing so for the foreseeable future.

Connecting in a hybrid environment

Creating connections that last in hybrid working environments is one of HR’s main challenges, argues Guy Lubitsh.

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Best of HR books: May 2022

We delve into the new releases to find out what HR has been reading this month.

Law firm highlights tension between hybrid and remote working

Law firm Stephenson Harwood has been criticised for its decision to offer a lower rate of pay for full-time remote workers, but research shows some workers may take up the offer.

Employers are still liable for home worker accidents

The previous 24 months have proved to be a challenging transitional period for many employees making the jump to working at home full-time.

Recording employee tribunals could lead to fairer hearings

Employment tribunals (ETs) conducted remotely could soon be recorded under plans being considered to bring proceedings more up to date.